Upcoming Events

Sonia has spoken at more than 400 universities, colleges, conferences, high schools, libraries, book clubs, and events. She is an inspiring and dynamic speaker who often receives standing ovations. She hopes to fit most speeches in 2018 into the spring and fall months, so she has time to work on her next book. Click here to view descriptions of her most common speeches. Click here to see clips of her talks.


Champaign, IL

Oct. 24 & 25, 2018
University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign

Irvine, CA

Nov. 16, 2018
University Synagogue


Redding, CA

Feb. 6, 2019
California Humanities & Shasta Community College

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Feb. 22, 2019
Chadwick School

Los Angeles, CA

April 19, 2019
East Los Angeles College

Anaheim, CA

April 25, 2019
Journalism Education Assn. Convention

Torrance, CA

May 2, 2019
El Camino Community College

Grapevine, TX

July 19-21 2019
Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference